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inlay

 [in´la]
material laid into a defect in tissue; in dentistry, a filling made outside the tooth to correspond with the cavity form and then cemented into the cavity.

in·lay

(in'lā),
1. In dentistry, a prefabricated restoration sealed in the cavity with cement.
2. A graft of bone into a bone cavity.
3. A graft of skin into a wound cavity for epithelialization.
4. In orthopedics, an orthomechanical device inserted into a shoe; commonly called an arch support.

inlay

(ĭn′lā′, ĭn-lā′)
n.
Dentistry A solid filling, as of gold or porcelain, fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.

in·lay′er n.

inlay

Dentistry A cemented restoration made to fit an internal/external preparation necessitated by loss of healthy tooth structure. See Cosmetic dentistry, Filling.

in·lay

(in'lā)
1. dentistry A prefabricated restoration sealed into the prepared cavity with cement.
2. A graft of bone into a bone cavity.
3. A graft of skin into a wound cavity for epithelialization.
4. orthopaedics An orthomechanical device inserted into a shoe; more commonly called an "arch support."

inlay

Dental restorative material that is cemented into a prepared cavity in a tooth.

Inlay

A filling that is made outside of the tooth and the cemented into place.

in·lay

(in'lā)
1. In dentistry, prefabricated restoration sealed into cavity with cement.
2. Graft of bone into a bone cavity.
3. A graft of skin into a wound cavity for epithelialization.
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Many of the skilled craftsman involved in the construction were drawn from the empire -- inlayers and masons from Multan and Delhi, garden designers from Kashmir.